Health Care Experts Push For Guidelines on Annual Skin Exams for High-Risk Individuals
BY Katie Kosko
There is hot debate over whether full-body skin exams should be done each year to help in early detection of both non-melanoma and melanoma skin cancers.
Drug Pair is Active in Melanoma and Head and Neck Cancer
BY Silas Inman
Patients with squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck (SCCHC) and those with melanoma saw some promising activity with the drug combination of epacadostat and Opdivo (nivolumab), according to findings from the phase 1/2 ECHO-204 study presented at the 2017 ASCO Annual Meeting.
Immunotherapy Combination Is Active in Patients With Melanoma Brain Metastases
BY Jason M. Broderick
Opdivo (nivolumab) plus Yervoy (ipilimumab) demonstrated a response in some patients with melanoma brain metastases, according to a recent study presented at ASCO. 
Psychological Interventions Can Lower Fear of Recurrence
BY Katie Kosko
A recent clinical trial showed that psychological intervention can ease patients' anxiety and fear of recurrence.
Nonprofit Organization Turns Up the Heat on the FDA Over Sunscreen Safety
BY Katie Kosko
Researchers found that nearly 75 percent of sunscreen products contain less SPF than labeled, and the Environmental Working Group (EWG) is working to have that changed. 
Using a Virus to Boost Immunotherapy Response in Melanoma
BY Lauren M. Green
Patients with in immunotherapy-naïve and pretreated patients with advanced melanoma saw a 50 percent overall response rate (ORR) when adding a formulation of the Coxsackievirus A21 (CVA21; CAVATAK®) to Yervoy (ipilimumab) – a combination which was well-tolerated.
How I Remember
BY Diana M. Martin
A plan for remembering your loved one when times get tough.
Non-Invasive Imaging Device Brings a New Dimension to Early Skin Cancer Detection
BY Katie Kosko

Non-invasive imaging devices can help dermatologists examine the skin and a lesion without a biopsy, which requires cutting of the skin.
A Team Effort: Sportscaster Holly Rowe and Melanoma Research Foundation Spread Skin Cancer Awareness
BY Allie Casey
Since being diagnosed with desmoplastic melanoma in 2016, Holly Rowe has teamed up with the Melanoma Research Foundation to spread awareness of skin cancer.
Cancer Survivorship: Waiting For The Phone Call
BY Barbara Tako
As we approach summer, a melanoma survivor recovers from her fresh wounds and shares her thoughts.
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